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How Does The BharatNet Project Relate To Digital India

The second period of BharatNet venture with a cost of Rs 31,000 crore got off the piece on Monday. Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha, alongside Law and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi reported beginning of the stage. Reliance Jio paid the most astounding development membership charge of Rs 13 crore. Be that as it may, what this BharatNet Project is about?

Here is all that you have to think about the BharatNet task and how Narendra Modi government assisted its rollout:

  • BharatNet venture has the order to give fast broadband to all panchayats by March 2019
  • Under BharatNet venture, Modi government expects to associate 1.5 lakh panchayats through 10 lakh kilometers of extra optical fiber and offer transfer speed to telecom players at almost 75 for every penny less expensive cost for broadband and wifi benefits in country rural areas.
  • The add up to extend cost of BharatNet is around Rs 45,000 crore, of which Rs 11,200 crore have been utilized for the main stage.
  • After rustic trade rollout in the nation when telecom administrations began, this is the greatest task including locally made items for the whole venture.

The add up to extend cost of BharatNet is around Rs 45,000 crore

  • This is the second period of BharatNet venture. Under the second stage, the legislature will set down optical fiber organize crosswise over 1.5 lakh town panchayats. The principal period of BharatNet will be finished before the year’s over.
  • The venture, at that point called the National Optical Fiber Network, was endorsed by the past government in October 2011. Be that as it may, just a couple of hundred kilometers out of 3 lakh kilometers of optical fiber were laid the nation over.
  • Narendra Modi government endorsed changes in the undertaking to speed up rollout and renamed it as BharatNet.
  • The Modi government hopes to finish the whole BharatNet venture, involving a speculation of Rs 42,000 crore in both the stages, by March 2019.


  • According to Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan, Rs 4.5 lakh crore esteem can be added to the national (GDP) on fulfillment of BharatNet stage 2 as an examination has recommended that each 10 for every penny utilization of Internet in India drives up GDP by 3.3 for every penny.
  • BSNL will take off optical fiber in eight states — Assam, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Jammu and Kashmir and Sikkim that were not secured under the primary period of BharatNet. Power Grid Corporation of India has been granted contract for three states — Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Odisha.
  • The government evaluates that the second period of BharatNet will twofold the current optical fiber impression in the nation and produce work of 10 crore mandays amid the rollout of the task.
  • “India at display has 38,000 wifi hotspots. Under BharatNet stage 2, around 6-7 lakh wifi hotspots will be included with 2-5 hotpsots in every panchayat. A portion of the wifi hotspots may not be industrially practical at first. So (we) will give practicality hole subsidizing of around Rs 3,600 crore to telecom administrators,” Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.

Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan

  • Under BharatNet stage 1, the legislature has set up 15,000 wifi hotspots of which around 11,000 are in country ranges and the rest in semi-rustic
  • Broadband administrations have just begun in more than 48,000 towns and more than 75,000 towns are prepared for the administrations
  • The telecom service will consent to arrangements with seven states — Maharashtra, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Jharkhand — which will reveal the task without anyone else with incomplete subsidizing from the focal government.
  • Telecom administrators Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular and Vodafone are keen on giving administrations under BharatNet.
  • Reliance Jio paid the most elevated propel membership charge of Rs 13 crore to give broadband administrations at 30,000 town panchayats, with a guarantee to purchase data transmission in each panchayat from the legislature as it grows the venture.
  • Bharti Airtel spent Rs 5 crore for transfer speed purchase to cover 30,500 town panchayats, Vodafone Rs 11 lakh and Idea Cellular Rs 5 lakh.
  • The government hopes to finish the whole BharatNet venture by March 2019.
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